CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) is an acute care facility that has been caring for the Hollywood community and surrounding areas since 1924. The hospital is committed to serving local multicultural communities with quality medical and nursing care. With more than 500 physicians representing virtually every specialty, HPMC strives to distinguish itself as a leading healthcare provider, recognized for providing quality, innovative care in a compassionate manner.
HPMC is part of a global healthcare enterprise which owns and operates general hospitals throughout Korea, numerous research centers in the U.S. and Korea including a medical university, and CHAUM (a premier anti-aging life center).
The Respiratory Care Equipment Technician serves as a member of the Respiratory Therapy Team, responsible for ensuring that equipment, such as life support/mechanical ventilators etc. are decontaminated, processed, and operationally checked according to manufacturer specifications. Delivers, monitors, maintains and safeguards medical grade gases in Chalet, including cylinders of various sizes. Ensures that equipment and supplies are accessible, in good condition and of sufficient quantity to meet patient care needs. Required specific skills also includes equipment assembly, decontamination and calibration, as well as identifies and safely uses medical gases, and mechanical repair. Performs adjustments and repairs on selected equipment in consultation with the Lead Respiratory Therapists and/or RT Department Leadership Team.
- Performs assignment as delegated by the RT Department Leadership Team and Lead Respiratory Therapists.
- Replenishes and transports O2 cylinders to patient bedside needed for ventilator care in Chalet.
- Works with Lead RT and vendor to make sure that enough O2 cylinder par level is maintained.
- Completes required documentation associated with O2 cylinder supply pick-ups and delivery.
- Make sure that O2 cylinder related equipment (i.e. stands, carts, etc.) are in proper working condition.
- Cleans and disinfects respiratory care equipment, O2 cylinders and related equipment.
- Restocks and organizes department storage areas and supply bins and shelves.
- Assists in monitoring supply inventory and provides input on when to order supplies.
- Assists in tracking receipt of supply orders.
- Demonstrates the ability to maintain complete and accurate department records.
- Demonstrates the ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information and abiding by HIPAA/Privacy Breach regulations.
- Ability to perform routine clerical tasks which may include, but are not limited to, filing, sorting, copying, mailing, retrieving, checking, recording and relaying messages.
- Interacts professionally and communicates appropriately and clearly with everyone in/out of HPMC.
- Maintains a good working relationship with all points of contact.
- Demonstrates the ability to be flexible and organized.
- Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
- Demonstrates knowledge of age specific population.
- High School diploma or GED required.
Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications:
- One year of experience in a hospital and sub-acute unit is required.
- Computer skills required.
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
- Must be able to work in a union environment.
Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications:
Required Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation:
- BLS Card
- Current Los Angeles County Fire Card required (within 30 days of employment).
Disclaimer, Compliance and Service Language:
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other duties as assigned.
COMPLIANCE & INTEGRITY: Consistently supports compliance and the CHA Medical Management Code of Conduct by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements (if applicable), and CHA Medical Management’s policies and procedures.
Models and reinforces ethical behavior in self and others in accordance to the Code of Conduct; adheres to organizational policies and guidelines; supports compliance initiatives; maintains confidences; admits mistakes; conducts business with honesty; shows consistency in words and actions; follows through on commitments.
All Directors, Managers and Supervisors are accountable for communication, implementation, enforcement, monitoring and oversight of compliance policies and practices in their departments.
SERVICE & QUALITY: In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the CHA Medical Management, as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our patients, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.
WORKPLACE SAFETY: In addition to defined working conditions and physical requirements, employees are accountable for working safely; following established policies & procedures; utilizing all designated protective personal equipment (PPE) and/or safety equipment assigned for task; and reporting all injuries and hazards to their supervisor immediately.
Supervisors and Managers are accountable for ensuring the safety performance of employees; applying consistent practices in compliance with federal, state and local regulations; providing guidance to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
CHA Medical Management is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.